Adventures in Flavor

Consumers’ curiosity about ethnic foods is at an all-time high, and the bakery category is no exception. Figs, dates, ginger and matcha are a few of the traditional flavors that are trending up in baked goods

Clean label meets flavorful

When it comes to buzzwords in the food world, it’s hard to top “clean label,” “free-from,” “sustainable” and “all-natural.”

Few trends in recent years can compete with consumers’ interest in eating foods that are good for them and produced in a way consistent with their beliefs.

Unfortunately for the people who make those foods, it hasn’t always been easy to come up with clean versions of many of their go-to ingredients.

Finding the Next Big Thing in flavor

What’s the next sriracha?

Easier asked than answered. But hard as it is to predict what flavor will seize the nation’s gastronomic attention, it’s a question that must be raised — constantly — in today’s hyper-competitive foodie environment.